Gorilla Habituation Experience at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park- Uganda. The majority of Gorillas that are common either in a zoo or sanctuary are the lowlands gorillas, the mountain gorillas are actually a subspecies known as Gorilla Beringei Beringei. These can only be found in the wilderness of the Virunga highlands of Rwanda within Volcano Park found in Rwanda, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park as well as Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda, and the Virunga National Park found in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Of the estimated 800 mountain gorillas remaining on earth, approximately 480 reside in Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park.
They are diurnal, most active between 6:00 am. and 6:00 pm, highly social, and live in relatively stable, cohesive groups and omnivores animals feeding on plant material, meat and insects. The experience is awesome and the feeling is great!!! Because no amount of internet picture or documentary would contend with the one on one experience you will get watching the gorillas.
The fur of the mountain gorilla, often thicker and longer than that of other gorilla species, enables them to live in colder temperatures. Gorillas can be identified by nose prints unique to each individual. Males, at a mean weight of 195 kg (430 lb) and upright standing height of 150 cm (59 in) usually weigh twice as much as the females, at a mean of 100 kg (220 lb) and a height of 130 cm (51 in) making them a sight to see.
The most rewarding activity with a lasting memory is an All-Day Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi Forest [Rushaga] Habituating the Gorillas is a 4-hours experience with the Mountain Gorillas in the Rushaga tracking sector of the southern part of the Bwindi Forest. Trek onto the Forest from the starting point to the gorilla group to be habituated and back to the lodge makes it a full day experience.
The memorable Gorilla Habituation Safaris in Bwindi Forest is a very unique and special experience! Mountain Gorilla Habituation familiarity can be incorporated in any safari in Uganda, Range Land Safaris will tailor it in any chosen safari to bring the experience and a reality of the Gorillas in Uganda.
GORILLA HABITUATION EXPERIENCE
can be done with a three days Drive or Fly safari. We offer this unique experience with options to meet your budget, that include a range of accommodations in the Rushaga area.
The Gorilla Habituation Experience includes a total of 4 hours familiarization with the mighty gorillas and lasting memories few people experience.
In contrast, a typical gorilla trekking and permit, allows for 1 hour observation of the gorillas at a cost of $600. Therefore, the Gorilla Habituation Experience with permit at $1500 for 4 hours observation in a single day, gives you an opportunity for a more enriching, educational and affordable way to spend time with this magnificent endangered species.